Trip Report: Wet Tropics, July 2017

This is the trip report of my 2 mammal watching days in the Wet Tropics, Queensland.

Trip report PDF: Mammal watching Atherton 2017

Platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Northern Brown Bandicoot (Isoodon macrourus)
Long-nosed Bandicoot (Permeles nasuta)
*Musky Rat-kangaroo (Hypsiprymnodon moschatus)
Agile Wallaby (Notamacropus agilis)
*Mareeba Rock-wallaby (Petrogale Mareeba)
Red-legged Pademelon (Thylogale stigmatica)
Spectacled Flying-fox (Pteropus conspicillatus)
Little Red Flying-fox (Pteropus scapulatus)
Fawn-footed Melomys (Melomys cervinipes)

(* indicates endemic)

It’s not the best list but I’m hoping to get back there in the future for a more thorough mammal watching session.

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    Jon Hall 7 months ago

    Thanks Antoni. Is this your first report? Lots of good info here on different sites. By the way, I suspect at least some of the bats around the streelights were Little Northern Freetails (Mormopterus loriae .. or whatever they are called these day).

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